Test Scores, Education Spending and Productivity in Kentucky

John Garen
University of Kentucky

This report examines the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NEAP) test scores for Kentucky students for the roughly 25-year time span from the 1990s forward, as well as changes in funding (inclusive of state, local, and federal) of K-12 in the Commonwealth during that period.  Changes in the racial gap in test scores is also examined, along with the gap between the scores of students from low-income families and students from other families. 

Published: September, 2018

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